• Are you entitled to Post-Employment Benefits?

      Sometimes when companies fire an employee, the employee may be entitled to some benefits. Disputes over employment benefits can often lead to a bloody battle over the exact wording of a contract. It ...

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    • HOW DESTRUCTION OF EVIDENCE APPLIES TO YOU

      You often see shows on television where a defendant in a case destroys evidence to hide their guilt. You may wonder if this happens in real life as well, and if it does happen in real life, whether ...

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    • Will Contest Reversed in Jefferson County, Alabama

      It is not uncommon for relatives to fight over a loved one’s last wishes in a will dispute. One argument that may be made against someone inheriting is undue influence. Undue influence involves that ...

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    • Child Support Appeal from Non-Final Judgment Improper

      When a case doesn’t go your way, you’re not out of options – you can appeal! However, the rules on how to appeal can be a bit tricky. Specifically, the judgment you’re appealing from must be final in ...

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    • Bank Can Enforce Creditor Rights in Jefferson County, Alabama

      Dividing the assets in a divorce case is a complicated process in and of itself. However, that divorce can be even further complicated when the bank sues the spouses, alleging that the divorce ...

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    • Monetary Damages Related to Will In Montgomery County, Alabama

      Fights over a loved one’s last wishes can be hostile, drawn-out, and incredibly common. What might be less common, however, is the negative effects that these probate battles can have on a ...

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    • CHILD SUPPORT MODIFICATION IN MADISON COUNTY, ALABAMA

      In the case of Seibert v. Fields , a child support case arising out of Madison County, Alabama. When the parties divorced in 2014, the former wife was awarded half of the parties’ joint bank accounts, ...

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    • EMPLOYER NOT REQUIRED TO PROVIDE PAIN MANAGEMENT

      In the event of an injury in the workplace, it can be difficult to know what options for medical treatment are available to you that are covered under workers’ compensation. This is troubling if you ...

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    • ESTATES, WILLS and DIVISION OF REAL PROPERTY

      Caretakers play a significant role in the lives of elderly individuals by assisting them through difficulties they encounter in their daily lives and in managing their personal affairs. Because of ...

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    • Felon in Possession of a Firearm Receives 84 Months, Above Plea Bargain

      Federal Court is a tough environment for a criminal defendant. The government has unlimited resources. The government has multiple agencies doing the work for the U.S. Attorney in that district. The ...

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    • Court Allowed Sentence Enhancements Related to U.S.S.G. 2D1.1(b)(15)(a)

      U.S. Attorneys have four things that a defendant usually does not have: time, money, power and resources. Those are the only four things you need in this world to control the outcome. I have watched ...

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    • PROBATION REVOKED IN RUSSELL COUNTY, ALABAMA

      Because of the significance of the interests at stake for criminal defendants, it is important that they be able to protect these interests throughout the litigation. This can become difficult for a ...

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    • Offense Conduct Can be Determined by Sentencing Court

      Federal Criminal cases are sometimes the most document intense of all criminal cases. In most cases, the United States has a trial notebook prepared the day a person is indicted in Federal Court. The ...

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    • PROBATION REVOKED IN RUSSELL COUNTY, ALABAMA

      Because of the significance of the interests at stake for criminal defendants, it is important that they be able to protect these interests throughout the litigation. This can become difficult for a ...

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    • NO SEARCH WARRANT NEEDED FOR ABANDONED PROPERTY IN ALABAMA

      One of the biggest questions in criminal law today is whether police officers can search your cell phone without a warrant. Of course, you have an expectation of privacy in the contents of your cell ...

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    • CHILD SUPPORT MODIFICATION IN MADISON COUNTY, ALABAMA

      In the case of Seibert v. Fields , a child support case arising out of Madison County, Alabama. When the parties divorced in 2014, the former wife was awarded half of the parties’ joint bank accounts, ...

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    • TRIAL COURT ERRS IN DIVIDING PROPERTY DURING DIVORCE IN ALABAMA

      If you have a lot of assets, divorce cases can become very difficult. Between property division and alimony, it can be hard for the court to assess who should get what. Mediation has grown in ...

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    • NO PATERNITY TEST NEEDED IN DIVORCE CASE

      I can think of few things that matter more in life than knowing whether you are the biological parent of a child. Also, if you are not the biological parent, do you want to pay child support for 19 ...

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    • Felon in Possession of a Firearm Receives 84 Months, Above Plea Bargain

      Federal Court is a tough environment for a criminal defendant. The government has unlimited resources. The government has multiple agencies doing the work for the U.S. Attorney in that district. The ...

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    • Court Allowed Sentence Enhancements Related to U.S.S.G. 2D1.1(b)(15)(a)

      U.S. Attorneys have four things that a defendant usually does not have: time, money, power and resources. Those are the only four things you need in this world to control the outcome. I have watched ...

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    • Offense Conduct Can be Determined by Sentencing Court

      Federal Criminal cases are sometimes the most document intense of all criminal cases. In most cases, the United States has a trial notebook prepared the day a person is indicted in Federal Court. The ...

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      The information contained in this Website is provided for informational purposes only, and should not be construed as legal advice on any subject matter. No recipients of content from this site, ...

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    • Filing Fees to Run for Elected Office in Alabama

      This case involves an appeal of filing fee to run for elected office. The case was appealed from Jefferson County, Alabama, in the case of Drake v. Alabama Republican Party . Thomas Drake and Kimberly ...

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    • Claims Against Municipal Employees in Alabama

      In Morrow v. Caldwell, as a matter of first impression, the Supreme Court determined that the statutory cap of the Alabama Code Section 11-47-190 does not apply to claims against municipal employees ...

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    • EMPLOYER NOT REQUIRED TO PROVIDE PAIN MANAGEMENT

      In the event of an injury in the workplace, it can be difficult to know what options for medical treatment are available to you that are covered under workers’ compensation. This is troubling if you ...

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    • TRIAL COURT ERRORS LEAD TO MULTIPLE APPEALS IN WORKERS' COMPENSATION CASE

      Workers’ compensation cases can be highly contentious. One side may think that they deserve every penny they can get, while the other side may think that the injured party is trying to take advantage ...

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    • Grisly Workplace Murder Leads to Workers’ Compensation Victory

      Workplace shootings are a growing problem in America . Whether it is a disgruntled employee, an unhappy client, or simply a random act of terror, mentally unstable individuals commit senseless acts ...

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